Small Work on Left of Shoup's Brigade

Small Work on Left of Shoup's Brigade (HM2GXH)

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N 32° 22.31', W 90° 51.024'

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Confederate Position Tablet

This work and the lines immediately to the right and left of it were held, May 22, 1863, and the assault of the Union force repulsed, by the 26th Louisiana. The 31st Louisiana on the right of Baldwin's Brigade, assisted in repulsing the assault. A rough stockade in front of this work was begun, June 9, and finished the night of June 11. A trench immediately in rear of the stockade, was completed June 15. A countermine against the Union approach was prepared from the trench, but not fired. Casualties in 26th Louisiana during the defense: killed 28, wounded 44, total 72. Major W. W. Martin, Capt. Felix G. Winder and Lieuts. Numa Arrieux and P. N. Ternier killed.
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HM NumberHM2GXH
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Placed ByNational Park Service, Department of the Interior
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Date Added Sunday, May 19th, 2019 at 11:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 702237 N 3583683
Decimal Degrees32.37183333, -90.85040000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 22.31', W 90° 51.024'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 22' 18.6" N, 90° 51' 1.4400000000001" W
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